DGA Visual History with Arthur Penn
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Visual History with Arthur Penn

Interviewed by: David Jones

On his return from serving in WWII, Arthur Penn got a job as a floor manager for The Colgate Comedy Hour that led to directing anthology series like Goodyear Television Playhouse, The Philco Television Playhouse, Playwrights ’56, and Playhouse 90 (including a live television version of The Miracle Worker).

Learning to respect the power of the visual image when adapting the Miracle Worker for the screen.

What to look for in casting a movie.

The essential qualities of a film director.